Roman Social History: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

Roman Social History: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

by Tim Parkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415426758

ISBN-13: 9780415426756

Pub. Date: 07/17/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This Sourcebook contains a comprehensive collection of sources on the topic of the social history of the Roman world during the late Republic and the first two centuries AD.

Designed to form the basis for courses in Roman social history, this excellent resource covers original translations from sources such as inscriptions, papyri, and legal texts. Topics

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Overview

This Sourcebook contains a comprehensive collection of sources on the topic of the social history of the Roman world during the late Republic and the first two centuries AD.

Designed to form the basis for courses in Roman social history, this excellent resource covers original translations from sources such as inscriptions, papyri, and legal texts. Topics include:

  • social inequality and class
  • games, gladiators and attitudes to violence
  • the role of slaves in Roman society
  • economy and taxation
  • the Roman legal system
  • the Roman family and gender roles.

Including extensive explanatory notes, maps and bibliographies, this Sourcebook is the ideal resource for all students and teachers embarking on a course in Roman social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415426756
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/17/2007
Series:
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
334,991
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Social Classes in the Roman World 2. Demography 3. Family 4. Education 5. Slavery 6. Poverty 7. Economy 8. Legal System and Courts 9. Games

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